|Democracy Now! Monday, November 10, 2008 - Democracy Now!|
The Nation's Katrina vanden Heuvel on Obama's First 100 Days, and His First Foreign Policy Challenge from Russia President-elect Obama is meeting with President Bush today at the White House to discuss the transition of power. We look ahead to the first 100 days of the Obama presidency with Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor of The Nation magazine. A longtime analyst on US-Russia relations, vanden Heuvel also talks about Russia's vow to deploy missiles if Obama proceeds with the Bush administration's...
Keywords: Democracy Now!; Juan Gonzolez; Amy Goodman
|Democracy Now! Tuesday, July 27, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Tuesday, July 27, 2010 WikiLeaks Founder Says "Evidence of War Crimes" in Afghan War Logs, White House Downplays Leak, Claiming "No Broad New Revelations" The disclosure of a massive trove of classified military records documenting the Afghanistan war has ignited a firestorm and increased pressure on the White House to defend its military strategy. We play highlights of the White House press conference in Washington and Julian Assange’s press conference in London...
|Democracy Now! Tuesday, November 23, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Tuesday, November 23, 2010 The Fear of Sicko: CIGNA Whistleblower Wendell Potter Apologizes to Michael Moore for PR Smear Campaign; Moore Says Industry Was Afraid Film Would Cause a "Tipping Point" for Healthcare Reform We host a joint interview with Academy Award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore and Wendell Potter, who was the head of corporate communications for the health insurance giant CIGNA when Moore’s film Sicko was released in 2007...
|Democracy Now! Monday, July 24, 2006 - Democracy Now!|
Headlines * Death Toll in Lebanon Approaches 400; 900,000 Displaced * Rice Arrives in Beirut; Says War is “Birth Pangs of a New Middle East” * U.S. Rushes to Send More Bombs to Israel * UK Foreign Minister Criticizes Israel’s Military Tactics * UN Official Accuses Israel of Violating Humanitarian Law * Journalists, Ambulances, Refugees Come Under Attack * More Headlines… * Lebanon7 Lebanon Under Siege: Dahr Jamail Reports from Beirut on How Israel Air Strikes Have Caused a Humanitarian C...
|Democracy Now! Thursday, April 5, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Thursday, April 5, 2011
|Democracy Now! Monday, February 14, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Monday, February 14, 2011 “This is a Dream Come True”: Egyptians Celebrate in Cairo After Mubarak Resigns Democracy Now! correspondent Anjali Kamat was in the streets of Cairo as Egyptians erupted with joy after learning President Hosni Mubarak had stepped down following 18 days of street protests that began on January 25. In this video report, Kamat takes us to Cairo’s Tahrir Square, where people are not only cleaning up the streets but are also maintaining their rights to ...
|Democracy Now! Wednesday, October 27, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Wednesday, October 27, 2010 Pollster Nate Silver and Author Ari Berman on "Third Straight Anti-Incumbent Election" Candidates are entering the final few days of campaigning in what may turn out to be one of the more interesting midterm elections in recent decades. Most polls are forecasting Republicans will take control of the House, while Democrats are expected to hold on to the Senate, which would result in a rare split Congress...
|Democracy Now! Thursday, May 26, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Thursday, May 26, 2011 Vermont Poised to Become 1st State to Enact Single-Payer Healthcare Today Vermont is set to make history by becoming the first state in the nation to offer universal, single-payer healthcare when Gov. Peter Shumlin signs its healthcare reform bill into law. The Vermont plan, called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, will attempt to stem rising medical care prices and provide universal coverage...
|Democracy Now! Friday, December 25, 2009 - Democracy Now!|
StoryCorps: National Social History Project Records Ordinary People Telling Their Stories to Each Other We hear the voices of people, citizen and non-citizen, old and young telling their stories to each other. A grandmother tells her grandson about her own childhood. A young man proposes to his girlfriend. A soldier talks about his experience in war. A father remembers a loved one who passed away….All of these are stories told by ordinary Americans...
|Democracy Now! Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
|Democracy Now! Thursday, March 3, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Thursday, March 3, 2011 As Gaddafi Forces Launch New Attacks, Reports on the Ground from a Divided Libya Forces loyal to Col. Muammar Gaddafi have launched fresh air strikes on Libyan towns captured by anti-government opposition in a popular uprising over the past two weeks. Gaddafi has lost control of the eastern half of Libya, and thousands of protesters are thought to have been killed by Gaddafi’s forces...
|Democracy Now! Monday, January 1, 2007 [Spanish] - Democracy Now!|
|Democracy Now! Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Tuesday, September 7, 2010 Facing Poor Unemployment, Foreclosure & Bankruptcy Rates, Obama Campaigns on Economy in Lead-Up to Nov. Midterms It’s the economy, stupid. As President Obama faces devastating unemployment, foreclosure and bankruptcy rates, with no end in sight, he’s begun a ten-week campaign around the country leading up the November midterm elections. We speak with John Nichols, the Washington correspondent for The Nation magazine, who says Obama should borrow a pa...
|Democracy Now! Monday, February 7, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Monday, February 7, 2011 Protests Demanding Mubarak to Resign Grow Stronger, Despite Some Government Concessions Newly appointed Egyptian vice president Omar Suleiman held talks on Sunday with opposition groups in Cairo in an attempt to stem the anti-government protests that continue across the country. Suleiman agreed to several major concessions, including ending the country’s decades-old emergency laws (he did not say when), allowing a free press (even as another Al Jazeera r...
|Democracy Now! Tuesday, April 27, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Headlines * GOP Blocks Advance of Financial Reform Bill * Goldman Faces New Allegations Ahead of Senate Testimony * US Extradites Noriega to France * Abbas Signs Order Barring Palestinians from Working in Israeli Settlements * Calderón Denounces Arizona Immigration Law * Study Claims Chernobyl Disaster Killed Nearly 1 Million * Oil Spill Grows in Gulf of Mexico * Terror Trial Begins for Jailed US Citizen Held in Lengthy Solitary Confinement * Appeals Court Upholds Wal-Mart Discrimination Suit *...
|Democracy Now! Wednesday, November 24, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Tim Shorrock: Direct Talks with North Korea Are the Only Answer to End Korean War "The United States has only one choice in dealing with North Korea, even after its deadly artillery attack on a South Korean island," writes Tim Shorrock, an investigative journalist who has covered Korea for more than 30 years. "Negotiate directly with its government, forge an agreement to end Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program, and move towards a peace agreement to formally end the Korean War." On Wednesday, S...
|Democracy Now! Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Tuesday, May 10, 2011 EXCLUSIVE: Playwright Tony Kushner Speaks Out on CUNY Controversy, Academic Freedom and Israel In a global broadcast exclusive, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner appears on Democracy Now! to announce he will accept an honorary degree at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, following a controversy that sparked national attention. Last week, the Board of Trustees of the City University of New York voted to shelve the degree after one member ci...
|Democracy Now! Thursday, March 17, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Thursday, March 17, 2011 Fears of a full-scale nuclear reactor meltdown are increasing as Japanese authorities use military helicopters to dump water on the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station. The water appears to have missed its target and failed to cool the plant’s reactors and spent fuel rods. “The walls of defense are falling, with the melting of the cores, the collapsing of the—we’re expecting the collapsing of the vessels...
|Democracy Now! Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Wednesday, June 15, 2011 In Nod to Latino Voters, Obama Makes Historic Visit to Puerto Rico Ahead of 2012 Elections On Tuesday, President Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Puerto Rico in a half century. His trip underscored the growing importance that Puerto Ricans will play in the 2012 U.S. elections. Although Puerto Ricans living on the island cannot vote for president, there are about 4.6 million Puerto Ricans living in the 50 states, including an estimated...
|Democracy Now! Election Night Special, Hours 3 and 4 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Election Night Special, Hours 3 and 4
|Democracy Now! Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Headlines * Scientist: Rate of Gulf Spill Expanding * Internal BP Probes: Neglect Could Lead to Accidents * Financial Commission Subpoenas Goldman Sachs * 10 Troops, Including 7 Americans, Killed in Afghanistan * Israel Rejects International Probe * Clinton: Honduras Should Be Readmitted to OAS * Attorney Peter Erlinder Denied Bail in Rwanda * Natural Gas Explosions in Texas and West Virginia * Fired Massey Coal Miner Files Whistleblower Complaint * "Lightening" of Faces on Arizona Mural Stirs C...
|Democracy Now! Friday, February 11, 2011, Hours 1-2 and Special Live Broadcast - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Friday, February 11, 2011, Hours 1-2 and Special Live Broadcast
|Democracy Now! Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Tuesday, June 7, 2011 Trapped in Gaza: Rafah Crossing Closed to Palestinians Soon After Egyptian Pledge to Reopen It In the Gaza Strip, the Hamas government has asked Egypt to drop restrictions on the Rafah border crossing, just days after the checkpoint opened last week. In a major policy shift, Egypt’s transition government had unsealed the Rafah border after years of closure under ousted Egyptian president, Hosni Mubarak...
|Democracy Now! Thursday, May 12, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Thursday, May 12, 2011 Rep. Luis Gutierrez: Obama Has Discretionary Authority to Advance DREAM Act, Humane Immigration Reform Senate Democrats have reintroduced the DREAM Act for the first time since Republicans blocked its passage late last year. Under the measure, immigrant youth would obtain permanent residency with a chance for citizenship, provided they attend college for at least two years or enlist in the U.S...
|Democracy Now! Wednesday, February 10, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Headlines * US Prepares New Sanctions on Iran * Haitian Death Toll Revised to 230,000 * Haitian Women Protest Lack of Aid * US Firms Lobby Haiti for Reconstruction Deals * US Frees Jailed Iraqi Journalist * NATO Warns Afghan Civilians Ahead of Assault * India Blocks Sale of Monsanto GM Crop * Dems Help Defeat Nomination of Union Attorney to Labor Board * Prisoners Launch Hunger Strike at Texas Immigration Jail * Another US Activist Denied Entry to Canada Ahead of Olympics As Haiti Toll Revised t...
|Democracy Now! Thursday, May 5, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Thursday, May 5, 2011 Pakistani Military Faces Scrutiny as Unfolding Evidence Suggests Direct Role in Harboring bin Laden Numerous questions have been raised on how Osama bin Laden could have been living in the Pakistani city of Abbottabad just down the street from Pakistan’s premier military academy. CIA Director Leon Panetta has reportedly said Pakistan was either "knowledgeable or incompetent" when it came to bin Laden’s whereabouts...
|Democracy Now! Friday, September 7, 2012 - Democracy Now!|
Friday, September 7, 2012 Second Hour Headlines Labor Figures Disappoint with Just 96,000 New Jobs Obama Accepts Nomination for Re-Election at DNC Earthquake Kills 50, Displaces Thousands in China U.N. Food Agency Urges Action to Avoid Crisis Striking Miners Released from Jail in South Africa Israeli Strikes Kill 6 in Gaza Israeli Defense Minister: U.S.-Israel Have "Different" Clocks on Iran Obama Talks Drone Strike Criteria, Claims "Due Process" Colombia Rejects Ceasefire Call During Talks with...
|Democracy Now! Thursday, July 22, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Headlines * Ousted USDA Official Offered New Job in Agency * No Charges to be Filed in US Attorneys Scandal * UK Deputy PM Describes Iraq Invasion as "Illegal" * Ex-Guantánamo Prisoner Missing After Forced Repatriation * Obama Signs Financial Reform Bill * Record Foreclosures Expected in 2010 Despite Federal Efforts * London Officer Involved in Death of Man at G20 Escapes Charges * Israeli Court Ruling in "Rape by Deception" Case Stirs Controversy * Head of CIA Drone Program in Pakistan Promote...
|Democracy Now! Friday, April 1, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Friday, April 1, 2011 Rep. Kucinich: Lack of Congressional Approval Could Make Obama’s Libya Attack "Impeachable Offense" Democratic Rep. Dennis Kucinich of Ohio joins us to discuss why he thinks President Obama may have committed an "impeachable offense" by committing U.S. military forces to enforce a no-fly zone over Libya without congressional approval. "This president has assumed power that no president, not even President Bush, has assumed,” Kucinich says...
|Democracy Now! Monday, December 28, 2009 - Democracy Now!|
Headlines * Iranian Protesters Killed on Holy Day of Ashura * Obama Orders Review of Airport Security Following Attempted Plane Bombing * Sen. Lieberman: “If We Don’t Act Preemptively, Yemen Will Be Tomorrow’s War” * Israel to Build 700 More Homes in East Jerusalem * Egypt Detains Activists Preparing for Gaza Freedom March * Chinese Dissident Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison * Conservative Senate Democrats: Dump Climate Change Bill * Another Anti-Mining Activist Killed in El Salvador * Me...
|Democracy Now! Wednesday, March 24, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Wednesday, March 24, 2010 Headlines * Obama Signs Healthcare Bill into Law as Senate Takes Up Revisions * Israel Approves New Settlements as Obama, Netanyahu Hold White House Meeting * Pelosi: Dems, GOP United in Backing Israeli Gov’t * UK Expels Israeli Diplomat for Passport Forgery in Hamas Killing * Students Rally for Aid Overhaul, DREAM Act * Graham Proposal Would Continue Indefinite Jailing of Terror Suspects * Court Strikes Down Restrictions on Media Ownership * Compensati...
|Democracy Now! Thursday, July 28, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Thursday, July 28, 2011 * Wealth Gap Between Minorities and White Americans Doubles After Housing Crisis, Recession Facebook_20 Twitter_20 Reddit_20 Email_20 Addthis_20 Healthgap_button A new study of U.S. census data reveals that wealth gaps between whites and minorities in the United States have grown to their widest levels since the U.S. government began tracking them a quarter-century ago...
|Democracy Now! Thursday, June 30, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Thursday, June 30, 2011 Exclusive Tour of Gaza-Bound U.S. Ship, Audacity of Hope; Saboteurs Damage Other Ships in Flotilla Organizers of the humanitarian flotilla to the Gaza Strip say another one of their ships has been sabotaged. The engine of an Irish ship docked in Turkey was reportedly so badly damaged it would have sunk in the middle of the ocean, threatening the lives of the passengers on board...
|Democracy Now! Tuesday, February 23, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Headlines * McChrystal Apologizes for Afghan Civilian Casualties; US Death Toll Reaches 1,000 * US Commander: Withdrawal from Iraq May Be Delayed * Sudan to Sign Darfur Peace Deal * Democrats $15B Jobs Bill Advances in Senate with GOP Help * Report: Wall Street Bonuses Increased 17 Percent in 2009 * Obama Outlines Healthcare Priorities Ahead of Bipartisan Meeting * Afghan Immigrant Pleads Guilty in NYC Subway Bombing Plot * EPA Delays New Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations * Energy Department ...
|Democracy Now! Monday, December 31st, 2012 - Democracy Now!|
Monday, December 31, 2012 2012 In Review: A Year of Extreme Weather, Mass Shootings, Drone Wars and Dark Money in Politics Today we look back at 2012. In the most expensive election in U.S. history, President Barack Obama defeated Mitt Romney, forcing the Republicans to reconsider their policies, among others, around women and immigrants. While the major party presidential candidates did not take on climate change in any of their debates, it was a year of extreme weather — from the melting of ...
|Democracy Now! Monday, January 17, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Monday, January 17, 2011 SPECIAL: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in His Own Word Today is the federal holiday that honors Dr. Martin Luther King. He was born January 15th, 1929. He was assassinated April 4, 1968, at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. He was just 39 years old. While Dr. King is primarily remembered as a civil rights leader, he also championed the cause of the poor and organized the Poor People’s Campaign to address issues of economic justice...
|Democracy Now! Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Tuesday, January 25, 2011 Do You Know the Full Story Behind the Infamous McDonald’s Coffee Case and How Corporations Used it to Promote Tort Reform? Stella Liebeck made national headlines in 1992 when she sued McDonald’s after spilling a scalding cup of hot coffee on her lap. The lawsuit had the whole country talking. But what most people do not know is that Liebeck suffered third-degree burns over 16 percent of her body and never fully recovered...
|Democracy Now! Friday, March 26, 2010 - Democracy Now!|
Today's Headlines * Congress Approves Final Healthcare Provisions * Sen. Sanders Praises Expansion of Primary Healthcare * Report: 1,700 Corporations Lobbied on Healthcare * Suspicious White Powder Sent to Office of Rep. Weiner * Conservative Think Tank Fires Former Bush Speech Writer * Student Loan Package Passed in Congress * GOP Blocks Jobless Benefits Bill * Obama to Announce New Program to Help Homeowners * Pope Faces Increasing Criticism in Sexual Abuse Scandals * Indonesian Human Rights G...
|Democracy Now! Friday, July 1, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Friday, July 1, 2011 U.S. Ship in Freedom Flotilla Attempts to Leave Greece For Gaza, Despite Threats and Risk of Sabotage The U.S.-flagged ship "The Audacity of Hope" left a Greek port today bound for Gaza, but the status of the 10-boat flotilla remains uncertain. At least one boat has already pulled out due to sabotage, another is still being repaired. All 10 ships were supposed to set sail earlier this week but the Greek government — already facing a financial crisis and publ...
|Democracy Now! Friday, August 5, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Friday, August 5, 2011 Cargill Meat Recall Heightens Fears Budgets Cuts Will Weaken Oversight, Threaten Public Health In one of the largest meat recalls in U.S. history, this week the food giant Cargill ordered the recall of 36 million pounds of ground turkey. The recall came after at least one person died from Salmonella, and another 76 people fell ill, from turkey products traced to Cargill’s processing plant in Springdale, Arkansas...
|Democracy Now! Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Wednesday, July 6, 2011 Audacity of Hope: Inside Report Aboard U.S. Ship’s Dramatic Challenge to Greek Ban on Gaza Flotilla A French boat carrying eight people as part of the 10-ship Freedom Flotilla to the Gaza Strip has left Greek waters, defying a ban imposed by Greece under heavy pressure from Israel and the United States. The small boat is the first to elude Greek authorities after two ships were stopped since Friday...
|Democracy Now! Friday, July 15, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Friday, July 15, 2011 U.S. Debt Default Looms as Talks Stall on Deficit Reduction: “We Are Playing with Fire” Discussion on a deficit reduction deal has stalled after five consecutive days of negotiations between Republicans and Democrats. In order to borrow beyond August 2, the United States must raise its $14.3 trillion debt ceiling. This week, Standard & Poor’s became the second of the major credit rating agencies to place U.S...
|Democracy Now! Monday, July 11, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Monday, July 11, 2011 Exclusive: David House on Bradley Manning, Secret WikiLeaks Grand Jury, and U.S. Surveillance On the eve of the extradition hearing for WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange in London, we spend an exclusive hour with David House, who co-founded the Bradley Manning Support Network after U.S. Army Private Manning was arrested for allegedly releasing classified U.S...
|Democracy Now! Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
* Headlines for October 04, 2011 * A War on Voting: Could Redistricting and Voting Law Changes Help Republicans Win in 2012? * Press Freedom Victory: Democracy Now! Reporters Win Landmark Settlement over 2008 RNC Arrests * 7 Months After Revolution Ousted Mubarak, Egyptian Military Maintains Control, Suppressing Dissent
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|Democracy Now! December 01, 2011 - democracy Now!|
Thursday, December 01, 2011 * Headlines for December 01, 2011 * Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Takes Early Lead in First Post-Mubarak Elections * Democracy Now! Correspondent Anjali Kamat on Reporting the Revolutions in Egypt and Libya
|Democracy Now! Tuesday, December 22, 2009 - Democracy Now!|
Study Reveals "Revolving Door" Between Capitol Hill Staffers and Healthcare Lobbyists A new study on healthcare lobbying published in the Chicago Tribune has found that healthcare companies have spent $635 million on lobbying over the past two years. At least 166 former congressional aides involved in shaping healthcare legislation have registered to lobby for healthcare companies. This includes at least fourteen former aides to House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and at least thirteen former aide...
|Democracy Now! Monday, August 29, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! television program for Monday, August 29, 2011. Headlines for August 29,2011 "We Are Still Under Siege": Vermont Gov. Shumlin on Catastrophic Flooding & Climate Change Bill McKibben: Will Hurricane Irene Be a Wake-Up Call about Climate Change? Shored Up: Debate over Development on Barrier Islands Intensifies After Hurricane NYC Criticized for Failing to Evacuate Prisoners at Rikers Island Ahead of Hurricane Global Warming & War: New Study Finds Link Between Climate Change and Con...
Keywords: Democracy Now
|Democracy Now! Monday, August 15, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Monday, August 15, 2011 Bachmann’s Iowa Straw Poll Win Signals Early Tea Party Role in Shaping GOP Primary The race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination heated up this weekend as Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann won the Iowa straw poll and Texas Gov. Rick Perry formally announced his candidacy. Bachmann led the Iowa contest with more than 4,800 votes out of almost 17,000 votes cast, and Texas Rep...
|Democracy Now! Wednesday, September 14, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
After Gaddafi’s Fall, A Revitalized Libya Tackles Militarization, Reconciliation & NATO’s Presence As Libya’s former rebels begin to govern the country after the ouster of longtime leader Col. Muammar Gaddafi, we look at those who remain. Democracy Now! correspondent Anjali Kamat has just spent 10 days crossing Libya, speaking with fighters, former political prisoners, journalists, and advisers to the new government...
|Democracy Now! Thursday, August 25, 2011 - Democracy Now!|
Democracy Now! Thursday, August 25, 2011 With CIA Help, New York Police Secretly Monitored Mosques, Muslim Communities Post-9/11 A new investigation by the Associated Press reveals how, after the attacks of September 11, 2001, the New York City Police Department decided it could no longer trust other agencies to prevent terrorism and started expanding its own intelligence gathering. In the process, it became "one of the nation’s most aggressive domestic intelligence agencies," targeting ethnic...